Francois Ozon's "Potiche," Kristin Scott Thomas starrer "Love Crime" and Eric Lartigau's "The Big Picture" are among the 20 Gallic pics set to unspool at the Unifrance's French fest, which runs March…
The new generation of French talent includes Clotilde Hesme, Asais Demoustier, Pio Marmai and Marina Fois.
Panache Animation's producer duo Guillaume Noblet and Fred Remuzat are developing their first feature, "Smog," an English-language fantasy suspenser 3D toon.
Belgium's The Big Farm will co-produce Raul Garcia's 3D "Extraordinary Tales."
Madrid-based 6 Sales has acquired world rights outside Spain to Perro Verde Films' 2D toonpic "Arrugas" (Wrinkles).
Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" topped kudos Friday night at Gaul's 36th Cesar Awards ceremony, hosted by Jodie Foster as honorary president.
While Hollywood remained consumed with the Oscars, Quentin Tarantino received an honorary Cesar award -- and much more -- at the French film awards, which took place Friday in Paris.
Europe's toon sector thrives as pics target tougher themes, teens and adults.
Top honors were spread wide at the 36th French Academy Cesar Awards, Gaul's equivalent of the Oscars.
Chicago-based distributor Music Box Films has snapped up North American rights to comic book artist Joann Sfar's feature debut "Gainsbourg."
A contingent of more than 300 European filmmakers, including Ken Loach, Wim Wenders, Bertrand Tavernier and Costa-Gavras, have signed a petition in an attempt to ensure the future independence of the…